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No State Budget Breakthrough, Senator Tillis Wants Debates

WUNCPolitics Podcast
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The North Carolina General Assembly convened for a single day this week. But no budget deal was brokered, and now we'll be without one at least until springtime. 

Meanwhile, incumbent Republican U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis has made an unusual request to debate his Democratic opponent in the 2020 general election. 

Rob Schofield of the progressive NC Policy Watch and Becki Gray of the conservative John Locke Foundation discuss all that and what concerns they have about the voting machines being booted up for the primaries.  
 

Jeff Tiberii covers politics for WUNC. Before that, he served as the station's Greensboro Bureau Chief.